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City of BaysidePopulation forecast

City of Bayside

Population, households and dwellings

The number of dwellings in City of Bayside is forecast to grow from 41,266 in 2016 to 53,271 in 2041, with the average household size falling from 2.57 to 2.49 by 2041.

This summary shows the results of the forecasts for population, households and dwellings in the City of Bayside. The period 2016 to 2026, as the short to medium term, is likely to be the most accurate and useful forecast information for immediate planning purposes.

It is important to look at the relationship between population and average household size. If the average household size is falling, then there will need to be growth in the number of households (and dwellings for them to live in) to maintain or grow the population.

Forecast population, households and dwellings
City of BaysideForecast year
Change in population (5yrs)--6,4645,0214,6854,5334,554
Average annual change--1.23%0.90%0.81%0.75%0.73%
Average household size2.572.562.532.512.502.49
Population in non private dwellings1,8671,9812,0412,1612,2812,281
Dwelling occupancy rate95.2895.1694.9994.9994.9894.96
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), August 2020.

Key findings

In 2016, the total population of City of Bayside was estimated to be 102,912 people. It is expected to increase by over 16,170 people to 119,082 by 2026, at an average annual growth rate of 1.47%. This is based on an increase of over 7,256 households during the period, with the average number of persons per household falling from 2.57 to 2.51 by 2026.

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